Grimsby Town FC midfielder Elliott Whitehouse suspended for six matches

Wednesday 27 May 2020
Elliott Whitehouse suspended

Elliott Whitehouse has been suspended for six matches, fined £2,000 and must undertake an education course with The FA after admitting a breach of FA Rule E3. 

The Grimsby Town FC midfielder used abusive and/or insulting words, which were contrary to FA Rule E3(1) and constituted an “aggravated breach”, which is defined in FA Rule E3(2), as they included a reference to race and/or ethnic origin and/or nationality, towards a Northampton Town FC player during the 72nd minute of an EFL League Two fixture on 23 November 2019.

The independent Regulatory Commission’s written reasons for the sanction can be found below.

By FA Staff